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No Satire, No Sanity: Editorial Cartoons – A Compilation / Dispatch From Isolation # 76

No Satire, No Sanity: Editorial Cartoons – A Compilation / Dispatch From Isolation # 76

Know Satire, Know Sanity

Sometimes satire is the sharpest tool in our collection of citizen’s weapons to cut through the noxious cloud of rhetoric and fear in the current mis/disinformation war. When talking about topics like systemic racism, state violence, fascism, oligarchal looting, equality, civics, journalism, political accountability – we all value the skills of artists to shine light from a different angle.

Here are a few of the current wits and cutting illustrators who are helping us clarify the world.

Marc Murphy. USA Today Network
Mike Thompson. USA Today Network

Protestors Criticized For Looting Businesses Without Forming Private Equity Firm First

~The Onion

Dave Granlund. USA Today Network
Dave Granlund. USA Today Network

Trump Claims That Wall Around White House Is to Prevent Staff from Quitting En Masse

~ Andy Borowitz in the New Yorker

Andy Marlette. USA Today Network
Steve Bell. The Guardian
Andy Marlette. USA Today Network
Don Landgren. USA Today Network
Mike Thompson. USA Today Network
Mike Thompson. USA Today Network
Kevin Necessary. USA Today Network
© Banksy
Andy Marlette. USA Today Network
Dave Granlund. USA Today Network
Kevin Necessary. USA Today Network
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Dispatch From Isolation # 22 / Cartoons of Covid-19

Dispatch From Isolation # 22 / Cartoons of Covid-19

Let’s be clear. Trump did not create Covid-19, no one says he did. But he did deride, diminish, mock, dismiss and scoff at people who are far more knowledgeable than him for weeks. While people were contracting the virus.

This delayed response was accompanied by grandiosity and bad decisions for weeks after, accusing other elected officials of being dumb, misinformed, even deceitful. Now people are starting to run out of food, are out of jobs in record numbers, are dying at home because they hear that the hospitals are overrun (or are poor or illegal), are being buried in mass graves. Now the US is setting worldwide records of sick and dying – leaving every single state in the union declaring a state of emergency for the first time in history.

We need some cartoons to cheer us, and to put a finer, if more exaggerated point on our problems. Thanks to the artists who do this so well.

Marc Murohi for USA Today Network
Dave Granlund for USA Today Network
DARKOW for Columbia Missourian Cagle Cartoons
Jones / CNN
Dave Granlund for USA Today Network
Don Langrend for USA Today Network
Mike Thompson for USA Today Network
SACK for Star Tribune
Andy Marlette for USA Today Network
Don Langrend for USA Today Network
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